Up­dates on the sil­i­con sto­ries that do not go gen­tly

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{ga ming} Atari’s E.T. fail­ure comes home

Then: The myth goes that Atari buried copies of the ul­ti­mate movie tie-in fail­ure, E.T, oft blamed for the gam­ing in­dus­try crash of 1983, in the New Mex­ico desert. Now: Turns out they ac­tu­ally did – and an up­com­ing doc­u­men­tary by Zak Penn will show the ex­ca­va­tion se­crets.

{se­cu­rity} Avoid­ing a fu­ture Heart­bleed

Then: The se­cu­rity bug in the in­ter­net’s OpenSSL left 17 per cent of the web’s se­cure server open to pass­word and cookie theft. Now: A group set up by the Linux Foun­da­tion has raised $3m from Google, Face­book, Mi­crosoft, etc, to fund OpenSSL main­te­nance.

{stream­ing} MOG’s un­metered stream­ing to end?

Then: Un­metered stream­ing pro­vided by Tel­stra’s part­ner­ship with MOG was threat­ened when the com­pany was pur­chased by Beats. Now: Ap­ple’s ac­qui­si­tion of Beats has the un­metered stream­ing un­der threat once again.

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